Major John Wesley Powell
This person is the author of the book and the leader of the 1869 Colorado River Exploring Expedition.
This Indian tribe was one of the most feared, warring with some tribes while friendly with others.
This advanced Indian tribe built homes of boughs for the winter and spent their summers in big booth-like structures of willows and poles.
This Indian tribe lived in the flood plain of the Colorado River. They lived in a hot, dry climate, rarely needing clothing.
This person was the boatman in the 1869 expedition. He had been a soldier, traveler, and amateur hunter on the Western Frontier. He crossed the Rocky Mountains on foot wearing snowshoes.
This person was a lieutenant in the Army who was discharged by the Secretary of War for taking part in the 1869 expedition.
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